Labour Laws (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by Certain Establishments) Act

Section 1: Short title, extent and commencement

(1) This Act may be called the Labour Laws (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and
Maintaining Registers by certain Establishments) Act, 1988.

(2) It extends to the whole of India

Provided that nothing contained in this Act, in relation to the Plantations Labour Act, 1951 (69 of 1951.) shall extend to the State
of Jammu and Kashmir.

(3) It shall come into force on such date {1.5.1989; vide Notification No.G.S.R 436(E), dated 10-4-1989, Gazette of India,
Extraordinary, 1989, Pt.II; Sec.3(ii).} as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different States, and any reference in any provision of this Act to the commencement of this Act shall be construed as a reference to the coming into force of that provision in that State.